Turning potato chips climate friendly in Argentina
December 04, 2022
Yara has signed a memorandum of understanding with El Parque Papas to deliver green fertilizer in 2023. Famous racing car champion turned farmer, Mr. Walter Hernández, met with Svein Tore Holsether, CEO of Yara
Potato processor McCain Foods sets decarbonisation milestone in Timaru plant (New Zealand)
December 02, 2022
Timaru’s McCain vegetable processing factory in New Zealand is now producing french fries using a boiler system powered by woodchips instead of coal, seeking to minimise waste by 20 per cent.
España: Udapa cosecha un 30 porciento menos de patata en Álava pero de excelente calidad
November 26, 2022
El calor y la sequía de este año han provocado la merma en los rendimientos pero han favorecido la sanidad del cultivo.
Food Systems in the spotlight at COP27 climate action negotiations
November 24, 2022
For the first time, food and agriculture systems have taken center stage in the global climate negotiations. COP27 has advanced the global recognition of food and agriculture as both a climate culprit and solution.
In the Netherlands, 7 supermarkets sign up for 100% robust potatoes in an organic range
November 19, 2022
In the Netherlands, 31 parties in the table potato chain sign a covenant in which they commit to switch completely to organic robust potato varieties, including 7 supermarkets.
Update on ADAPT potato variety trials in Austria (Nov 2022)
November 05, 2022
The ADAPT project aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growth conditions of the future. Within this project, potato varieties trials are conducted in Austria.
PepsiCo funds another 14 projects as part of its Global Agriculture Accelerator, The Positive Agriculture Outcomes Fund
November 05, 2022
PepsiCo granted 14 business projects funding as part of its global agriculture accelerator, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Fund. The funded projects focus on the key challenges in agriculture today.
PepsiCo invests USD 40 million in its Senselet Snack Business in Ethiopia
November 04, 2022
PepsiCo is finalising an investment proposal of approximately USD 40 million (ETB 2 billion) to expand its Senselet snacks business in Ethiopia, and is considering the possibility of further investments in the country.
EUPPA Conference focuses on sustainability in the potato processing sector
November 03, 2022
The Conference main theme was 'EUPPA driving sustainability across the potato processing sector'. It was the first gathering of the kind since the Covid-19 outbreak.
HZPC Potato Days 2022: No Time To Waste for future-proof potato growing
October 31, 2022
On 9, 10 and 11 November, HZPC will open its doors in Joure – and online – to anyone with a passion for potatoes. During Potato Days 2022, they will discuss the challenges of food security and sustainability, now and in the future.